UK's CMA Snags New Legal Director From Reed Smith

By Clarice Silber (December 20, 2021, 3:54 PM EST) -- The U.K.'s Competition and Markets Authority has tapped Reed Smith LLP partner Geert Goeteyn to become its senior legal director.

The CMA said on Friday that Goeteyn will provide senior legal support on several merger and markets cases, along with supporting its new Office for the Internal Market and Subsidy Advice Unit functions.

Goeteyn will take on the role after former CMA Senior Legal Director Jenny Coombes left the agency in November to become a director and associate general counsel of competition for Meta, according to her LinkedIn profile.

Goeteyn said in a statement that "as a world leading competition authority,...

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